Ash Looks Different In The New Pokémon Anime

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As Kotaku previously reported, yes, there is a new Pokémon TV series. A new Pokémon anime means one thing: changes to Ash’s face.

Here are good comparisons of how the character has evolved over the years:

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His latest design does seem like it’s a departure from his previous one, which was far “cooler” than the latest comical-looking interpretation.

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Then, there’s this via Twitter user rozikku_0317:

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Goodness.

Titled Pokémon Sun & Moon, the series begins airing this November.

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